Dr Akeel Alisa Consultant Gastroenterologist & Hepatologist

Leaders in Gastrointestinal Care London (LGCL)

Consultant Gastroenterologist, Hepatologist & Physician       
Royal Free NHS Foundation Trust
Barnet and Chase Farm Hospitals

Director at Kensington International Clinic:
Centre of Excellence in Gastroenterology

Medical Director,
Lead in Endoscopy & Gastroenterology Services:
Elective Services (ES)


BSc, MB;BChir (Cambridge), MRCP (Gastro), MD (Res.) UCL, FRCP (London) 

Areas of Interest:


  •  Irritable Bowel Syndrome & Food Intolerance
  •  Coeliac disease
  •  Heartburn, Acid Reflux & Indigestion
  •  Abdominal Pain
  •  Constipation, Diarrhoea and Changes in Bowel Habit
  •  Travellers Diarrhoea
  •  Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Ulcerative Colitis / Crohn's Disease
  •  Weight Loss & Nutrition
  •  Gastrointestinal Bleeding & positive qFIT Test
  •  Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth Test (SIBO)
  •  Lactose and Fructose Intolerance Tests
  •  Anaemia
  •  Digestive Tract Cancer Screening

Upper and Lower Diagnostic & Therapeutic Endoscopy;

  •  Gastroscopy
  •  Colonoscopy
  •  Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  •  Complex polyp removal by endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR)
  •  Stricture dilatation & Stent insertion
  •  Gastrointestinal bleeding
  •  Feeding tubes   (PEG/PEJ)
  •  Capsule Endoscopy

Dr Akeel Alisa videos Describing Various Endoscopy Procedures;


Hepatology (Liver Disease)

  •  Abnormal Liver Tests
  •  Viral Hepatitis
  •  Cirrhosis
  •  Fatty Liver Disease
  •  Monitoring Chronic Liver Disease
  •  Non-invasive Test for Liver Scarring (Fibroscan)
  •  Alcohol Related Liver Disease
  •  Pancreatic Disease

 Professional Profile:

- Experienced Senior Consultant Gastroenterologist, Hepatologist and Physician

- Awarded his medical degree from Cambridge University in 1993, Girton College

- Trained at various leading London hospitals: King's College, University College London & St George's

- Gained experience in all aspects of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Endoscopy and General Medicine

- Membership of the Royal College of Physicians (London) in 1998

- Awarded Fellowship of the 
Royal College of Physicians (London)

- Awarded MD from UCL in 2012

- Local Lead in Endoscopy Training

- Faculty at St George's National Endoscopy Training Centre & United European Gastroenterology

- Offers evidence based informed choice & multidisciplinary approach in treating patients

Established Private Practice at the following Hospitals:

Central London:

- Wellington Hospital & Platinum Diagnostic Centre, St Johns Wood
- Kensington International Clinic, Knightsbridge

North London:

- Spire Bushey & Spire Diagnostic centre - Elstree
- BMI (Kings Oak, Cavell) - Enfield
- BMI Hendon
- BMI Clementine Churchill 
- Hadley Wood - Barnet
HCA Elstree

Professional memberships:

  •  Royal College of Physicians (Fellowship)
  •  British Society of Gastroenterology
  •  British Association for the Study of Liver
  •  British Medical Association
  •  United European Gastroenterology
  •  European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

- Undertook at the Institute of Hepatology, focusing on cirrhosis & UK first living related liver transplant
- Other aspects of General Gastroenterology & Endoscopy
- Published numerous peer reviewed papers
- An invited speaker at various national and international meetings
- After dinner speeches for the George Best charity & other charities
- Mentioned in several George Best Autobiographies & Books

Personal Profile:

  •  British, born In New York, USA
  •  Interest in travelling world-wide including USA, Europe, North Africa and the Middle East
  •  Enjoys cycling, walking and swimming


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